Teo Jakob, the bridge between industry and art

Teo Jakob is a swiss designer brand, founded by Theodor Jakob in Berne. It exposes a curated variety of interior design brands. In 1950, Theodor Jakob imported iconic design from the Bauhaus mouvement and from Italian and Scandinavian designers to Switzerland. He was a precursor of interior design at the time. Today, the brand is…

What is Macramé and why is it popular

What is Macramé Macramé is a knotting art, a mix between knitting and hitching knots… It’s made a great comeback this summer, and ever since you can find all types of « Macramed » items: from hats to chairs, wall macramé and bags, macramé is everywhere. It brings a touch of seventies into the home (or the…

Bathroom essentials in Eaux-Vives, Geneva

Today I want to talk to you about two shops I particularly like: Cuppins, an amazing store in Terrassière and Bolia, a new furniture design store in Avenue Pictet-de-Rochemont. Cuppins is a cute, pink, girly concept store located in 13 rue de la Terrassière. Already, before I became totally addicted to their cupcakes, I used…

Everyone likes Italian Delicatessen

  « Everyone likes a little bit of luxury » have I heard recently. Well, my kind of luxury is fine Italian food, traditional savoir-faire passed on from one generation to another… As I was going home, I noticed some time ago this small delicatessen shop ( their products are so fine I dare not call it…

A local Geneva bakery: Parisserie the scented paradise…

  Winter is coming, the cold brisk November mornings are damp and stiff… Sundays are spent at home, gladly hidden under a thick layer of blankets. At noon, some go for brunch at the city’s latest place to be, while others dish up eggs and beans. However, since I’ve been busy doing nothing the whole…